[Kolab-devel] Whats bad with Webmin?

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Feb 26 16:08:34 CET 2004

On Wednesday 25 February 2004 18:38, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 February 2004 17:15, Stephan Buys wrote:
> > Just wondering if it would be worthwhile investigating Webmin for the
> > management of the Kolab server? I have never liked/used webmin but it
> > seems to be recurring theme with my clients.
> >
> > Users like webmin because they can manage Postfix mail queues, etc.
> > through it.
> >
> > It should also in theory be easy to extend Webmin to include plugins for
> > Kolab-specific tasks.
> >
> > Seeing that one of Kolab's design were that it "not re-invent the wheel",
> > ie. use proven components like Postfix, OpenLDAP, etc., maybe it makes
> > sense to use something like Webmin for administration of the server?
> I don't know if webmin is a good choice.
> Note that we had a very short timeframe in "kroupware".
> We needed to get something done in a couple of weeks
> so there was not much time to investigate all possible components.

Erfrakon considered to use Webmin for Kroupware,
but decided against it for security reasons.
Webmin runs the webserver as root.
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